Friday, March 04, 2011

Friday Fun!

Next week, starting Monday, I'll be giving away books books books for five days to celebrate the launch of The Hating Game paperback on March 9.

All you need to do is be a follower here, or comment on any blogpost link on Facebook next week! Simple. I just really want to say thank you to everyone in the blogosphere, Twitter, Facebook and beyond who has helped The Hating Game so far. There will also be virtual champers and one of my favourite treats each day.

And more lovely people have donated books!

Stephen Tremp has donated two e-books of the wonderful Breakthrough.

Catherine Ryan Howard has donated a copy of her fantastic auto-biographical account of her time in Disney-laden Orlando, Mousetrapped.

Laura Howard has donated a copy of The Hating Game! Yay!

Jessica Bell has donated two copies of lightly used Marian Keyes books - winner gets to choose!

Hilary Melton-Butcher has donated The Leopard by Giuseppe Tomasi and The Way of the Wizard: 20 Spiritual Lessons for Getting the Life You Want by Deepak Chopra.

DJ Kirkby has donated another copy of Without Alice!

And here is the rest of the list of books up for giveaway next week; thanks LOADS to everyone who donated!

The Dating Detox, by Gemma Burgess
eSquared, by Matt Beaumont
Over You, by Lucy Diamond
Like Bees to Honey, by Caroline Smailes
Wasted, by Nicola Morgan
The Dresskeeper, by Mary Naylus
Without Alice, by DJ Kirkby
From Notting Hill with Love... Actually, by Ali McNamara
Naked in Knightsbridge, by Nicky Schmidt
50 Ways to Find Lover, by Lucy-Anne Holmes
Circle of Friends, Book V: Heather, by L. Diane Wolfe.
Notes from Nadir, by Lisa Maliga
Hands on the Hips, by Jhon Baker
Follow the Cowherd Boy, by J.A. Joshi
A Heart to Mend, by Myne Whitman
Through the Eyes of a Hurricane, by Tracy A Spaine, by Tracy
The Nanny Diaries, donated by Theresa Milstein
Be Careful What You Wish For, by Alexandra Potter, donated by Len
Brilliant, by Rachel Howard, donated by Jennifer Hoffine
Love in the Present Tense, by Catherine Ryan Hyde, donated by Corinne
The O Henry Prize Short Stories, donated by Ann Ormond
TBD, donated by Deniz Bevan
Jen Daiker has donated a copy of The Hating Game!

Before I go, a big shout-out to Ann of Inkpots 'n Quills, who is holding a 300 followers contest and giving away copies of my book! Head over to check it out, and have a great weekend.


  1. Lotsa, lotsa books! Hope your weekend is wonderful.

  2. Thanks, Carol - you too!

    I realised after I posted this that there really wasn't much in the way of 'Friday Fun' - so take your pick of wine, beer, tequila or lovely sparkling cranberry, and have a fab weekend!

  3. What a great selection of goodies! That's sure to make a lot of people's day : )

  4. Ooh, look at that lovely long list of books. Brilliant. Can't wait until next week.

  5. Awesome! I can't wait for next week!

  6. A whole latte fun planned for next week ... Happy Friday :)

  7. What an awesome idea. That's going to make a lot of people very happy. I'd participate but I reallllly need to work on the stack of unread books I already have before I start adding more.

  8. AWESOME list of books!

    TALLI have fun this weekend.....

    I'm so excited for your big week!


  9. Shall look forward to next week.
    sounds exciting.

    Have a good week-end/

  10. Ooooh you've got an awesome list there! I didn't know we could donate books we liked - I thought it was a donate-the-book-you-wrote kind of thing! Silly me. Is it too late to donate?

    Next week is going to be great!

  11. Excellent - what a fantastic list of books! Have a wonderful weekend:)

  12. How wonderful that you have so many books to give away. It seems like you`re always busy. Have a restful weekend!

  13. That's some serious giveaway loot!

  14. Wow, what a monumentally awesome giveaway! All just for buying and supporting your lovely book? Honey you are amazing!

  15. Great idea. I hope your launch week is as great as you deserve, Roland

  16. Virtual champers!!! Yay!!!

    Books, books, books!!! Print ones!!! To celebrate your print copy of your book - with lotsa pages to turn and look at!! And not a kindlebook in sight - heheheh! Oh ok, one or two maybe, but lovely lovely print books overall!!!!


    take care

  17. That's a great list of books!!!

  18. Holy CRAP! So many books! This is so exciting! I can't WAIT!

    Have an awesome weekend.

  19. The list has gotten quite large!
    Have a great weekend Talli!

  20. Can't wait, I hope I win something. Enjoy your weekend Talli!

  21. WOW, what a great list of books to be given away! I've read BREAKTHROUGH by Stephen Tremp. Good book. Can't wait for the next one in the trilogy to come out.


    I'll linky to you next week :)

  23. Stopping by from A-Z challange. Neat blog. Following.

  24. I'll be tweeting and facebooking you next week, Sweetie. I also have some books by Kate Douglas I could donate. From her Wolf Tales series. I've been so sick I haven't been able to talk to you about the books I have which I can donate. If you still need some you have my email.

    I'll lift a cuppa hot toddy in your honor tonight, lolol!

  25. Wow that is really impressive. The list is ended, I was suprised.

    I'm especially glad that your book is one of them. Who knows, someone might be lucky, or just have to buy it.

    I guess if you're busy all next week, you won't have much time for my first blogfest starting on Sunday.
    Nahno ∗ McLein

  26. Just popped in to say hello, nice to meet you and I will be tagging along now. Hope you don't mind :)
    Jules @ Trying To Get Over The Rainbow

  27. I think it says something about your level of awesomeness how many people are pitching in to your cause. I hope you have all the success in the world... you deserve it! Keep it up :) Champers toast...clink!

  28. Wow - so many great books! Awesome :)

  29. Woohoo! Party! I'm so excited for The Hating Game release :)

  30. So excited about The Hating Game and about these giveaways. That's a load of books!! :D It's so kind of you and everyone else to donate for this wonderful event. Thank you.


  31. I've asked for The Hating Game to be chosen as the next book for our reading group. Just thought you'd like to know :-)

  32. I find the concept of virtual champers virtually intoxicating.

  33. Talli, I'm so glad your book is about to come out in paperback. What fun for everyone. Have a great weekend and even better week!

  34. Wow, Talli, what loot! :)

    Congrats on your book coming out in paperback. That's super exciting. Good luck with it, and I'll see you on Monday! ;D

  35. Best wishes for a most successful launch ... and thanks for posting am image of BREAKTHROUGH! And I've suggested the Hating Game to a number of people so hopefully this helped your sales!

  36. Great idea for a 'thank-you' to your bloggowers!

  37. Free stuff???
    Count me in!

    I love blog contests.

  38. Wow, Talli! That's some serious books-give-away-ness!!! =)

    Congrats on the success of The Hating Game!! I loved it and I know everyone else does too!!!

    Thanks for the awesome give aways!

  39. Very excited about your book launch and giveaway, Talli. It's going to be great!


  40. Hi Talli .. seems like everyone is lining up - that's good news .. have fun next week .. great books on offer ..

    Enjoy today .. and the crazy week ahead .. Hilary

  41. Ooh I am so excited about all of this: free books, yay! Must find the time to check in here during the week instead of just on weekends.

  42. Yay....can't beat a good book give away!!

    C x

  43. Sounds fantastic! Looking forward to your paperback!
    I think I'll have a tequila with cranberry juice maybe, cheers!

  44. You just wished me and Jen a good weekend on my TGIF post (I'll never forget this now either--toes go in first!!) It's a good "rainy" Sunday here in Virginia USA. We need rain, so we're happy. Hope it's good where you are, too!!

  45. This is so awesome!! Thanks for spreading the love!

  46. How exciting on the paperback release. Congrats! All those giveaway books look so good too. Can't wait.
    Edge of Your Seat Romance

  47. You've just won an award! Stop by my blog to see it :)

  48. So exciting Talli! I can't wait to read it. Congratulations.


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